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A Drug Treatment Center Success Story

Narconon Arrowhead Drug Rehab Treatment Center has given me more than I had ever imagined. It not only destroyed my drug addiction to heroin, but made me a happy, functional member of society. The skills I’ve learned I will always carry with me. This is, by far, the best thing I have ever done for myself and those who care for me. C.G.

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Dc Drug Rehab and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Information

Substance Abuse Costs Lives Every Year in Dc

Substance abuse is the nation’s number one health-related problem and the effects can be seen in Dc. Drug and alcohol addiction is the root cause to many other societal problems and it costs our country up to $500 billion each year, in addition to the thousands of lives lost, broken homes and drug-related crime.

Most addiction treatment centers have a limited success rate, where the majority of the clients relapse. This is not the case with Narconon Arrowhead. In fact, approximately 70% of the graduates of our drug and alcohol rehab remain drug free.

To find out if there are any drug rehab treatment or counseling facilities serving people in Dc that are suitable for your needs, please call 1-800-468-6933.

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Rehab Centers and Addiction

Rehab Centers
The first challenge of rehab centers in addiction treatment is to help the individual with their drug and alcohol cravings. Cravings are strong, uncontrollable, urges that drive the addict to use over and over. Some withdrawal symptoms and cravings are caused by poor nutrition and depletion of vitamin stores in the body that the drugs are sucking out of the body. Depletion of nutrition and vitamins can cause the person to be tired and moody and can also cause shakiness and pain. The drugs accumulating in the body stress the various systems in the body including nerve systems. At this point more drugs are used in an attempt to alleviate feelings and emotions that the drugs themselves are creating. This is why treating drug addiction with more drugs only makes the problem worse and is now being rejected as a workable therapy by many rehab centers.

 

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Addiction Cure and Addiction

Addiction Cure
Many will try and assert that there is no addiction cure. Usually this is coming from so-called experts who meaning well, have yet seen little or no long term solutions to the problem of addiction and so have labeled it an incurable disease. Nothing could be further from the truth. Addiction is a condition characterized by repeated, compulsive seeking and use of drugs, alcohol, or other substances despite social, mental, and physical consequences. It is an attempt to use the drugs or alcohol to solve life’s problems, with the solution becoming the problem. The cure is the handling of ALL the elements that have lead up to drug abuse and addiction and then continued it – cravings, guilt, and depression playing major roles. It is not just cessation of drug use. It involves the acquiring of a whole array of life skills so that life’s problems can be confronted and one can live life happily and productively – drug free.

 

Illegal Drugs and Addiction

Illegal Drugs
Illegal drugs are those drugs which have no approved medical use. These are the drugs one usually thinks of when he thinks of drug abuse or drug addiction. These drugs certainly are creating widespread abuse and addiction; however, prescription drugs such as painkillers, anti-depressants, and anti-psychotics are increasingly showing up as drugs of abuse and addiction. They are appearing as the primary drugs of use as well as more and more often showing up as additional drugs of abuse in addiction treatment facilities. The debilitating effects of these illegal drugs and prescription drugs can be life threatening and even fatal. Narconon Arrowhead specializes in a drug free approach to creating drug free lives. Addiction is handled fully at all levels and with all substances. Our 76% success rate speaks for itself.

 

Drug Use and Addiction

Drug Use
Drugs are used in an attempt to handle pain, be it emotional or physical or both. The person decides to use a drug or alcohol to reduce discomfort derived from the problem or pain and finds only limited relief but now assigns value to the drug. Thus he returns to the drug or alcohol for more and more use. At best the drugs simply mask the symptoms of emotional or physical pain. As time goes on the drug or alcohol is used more and more and tolerance for the drug increased the quantity needed to achieve the same results. Often before the person is really aware of it he now addicted and craves this relief all the time and will do whatever is necessary to obtain the drug or alcohol. The debilitating effects of the drugs can and do create more and more mental and physical problems and pains which often leads to the use of other addictive drugs in an endless downward spiral.

 

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